Energising smoothie recipes for busy parents

Get a quick and easy dose of vitamins and energise yourself with these delicious smoothie recipes – quick to make and ideal for busy parents.

 

smoothie

 

Morning sunshine smoothie

A great way to start the day with this sweet and tangy citrus recipe, packed with vitamin C.

  • 2-3 freshly peeled and juiced tangerines
  • 1 red grapefruit (juiced)
  • A handful of frozen or fresh strawberries

Everything smoothie

As the name suggests, this smoothie is packed with fruits, veggies and leafy greens for carbs, protein and calcium.

  • 10 ml soya milk
  • 1 medium orange, peeled and halved
  • A handful of grapes
  • 1 peach, halved and seeded
  • 1 small carrot
  • A couple of broccoli florets
  • A handful of frozen or fresh strawberries
  • Half a small, peeled banana
  • Ice cubes

 Antioxidant sweet cherry smoothie

Cherries can help to reduce muscle aches and promote healthy sleep and this smoothie is perfect for a sweet tooth too.

  • A handful of frozen, pitted cherries
  • Half a cup of fresh orange juice
  • A handful of ground almonds
  • 2 tbsp flaxseed meal
  • ½ tsp pure almond extract

Breakfast energy smoothie

This is the perfect way to fuel your day and very simple to make and enjoy on the go.

  • 1 cup of yoghurt (any flavour)
  • ½ tsp of vanilla extract
  • 2 good handfuls of frozen or fresh mixed berries
  • Half a banana

Green grape smoothie

Try this delicious recipe for the perfect blend of healthy greens with sweet fruits.

  • 1 cup washed spinach leaves
  • 1 cup roughly chopped kale
  • 1 cup green seedless grapes
  • 1 cored and chopped pear
  • 1 peeled and quartered orange
  • 1 banana
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • ½ cup water
  • Lots of ice